The First Rule of Dope Board...

…is to always talk about Dope Board.
My latest article for Optics and Photonics News mentions The Straight Dope in the very first sentence, and gives a link.

The articles online Here:

Under the title Light Touch: A Brief History of "Dord"<K%2CJ%40%20%20 &id=%24*%2CO*K%40%20%20
(But you might need to use your OSA ID #. Sorry)

I don’t have an OSA ID – luckily, a hissed “Cecil sent me” (a phrase that definitely lends itself to hissing) was good enough to get in.

Interesting item. You’d think a puzzle editor would have encountered “Dord” prior to this. :wink: